Women Entrepreneurs’ Market honoring Anerood Jugnauth

The government of Mauritius has organized a Women Entrepreneurs’ Market on Saturday to honour Anerood Jugnauth.

Women Entrepreneurs’ Market honoring Anerood Jugnauth, Image: facebook
Women Entrepreneurs’ Market honoring Anerood Jugnauth, Image: facebook

Mauritius: The government of Mauritius has organized a Women Entrepreneurs’ Market on Saturday. The event was hosted with the aim of commemorating the contribution of the Late Anerood Jugnauth.

The former Prime Minister and President of the Republic of Mauritius is a highly respectable and important figure in the Mauritian history. He as made several notable contributions in the economic empowerment of women in Mauritius.

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The event was hosted at the Quartier Des Serres, Labourdonnais, in Mapou. The officials shared images of the event on their respective social media accounts. The National Women Entrepreneur Council (NWEC) organized it.

The event honoured the former National Leader, Anerood Jugnauth, under the aegis of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family Welfare. The Women Entrepreneurs’ Market was hosted in collaboration with the Quartiers des Serres of Domaine de Labourdonnais Ltée.

The government of Mauritius noted that the main aim of the event is to promote locally manufactured products. Further, it is working on mobilising and enhancing the entrepreneurial talent of women entrepreneurs registered with the NWEC.

The event hosted during the weekend brought together 51 women entrepreneurs from across the island.

The Market aimed to allow women entrepreneurs to market and sell their products directly. It gave the participating businesswomen a platform to meet potential buyers, helping the participating businesses generate additional orders.

The event gave them the opportunity to enhance the visibility of women-owned enterprises and highlight the services offered by the NWEC to empower women economically.

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Products that were sold included Easter Decorative items, Dreamcatchers, Jute Bags, Crochet, Resin Crafts, Medicinal Tisanne, Woodcrafts, Pyrography, Canvas Embroidery, Soft Toys, Beach wear, Smock Dress, Essential Oil, Candles, Rodriguan Specialities, and Snacks.

The event was attended by a number of locals who were attracted by the unique concept of the initiative. The organizers also hosted some  Live Cooking sessions for the attendants to enjoy.